The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / North West
Rank 62 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 266 238 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 4.29% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 33.80% 31.36% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 225 181 274
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
787 759 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.24% 13.67% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 667 632 941
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,748
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 138 £31,250 -26.47% 32
Merseyside +8 55 £38,000 +68.88% 3
Cheshire +15 51 £20,000 -16.66% 5
Lancashire -4 16 £27,000 -16.92% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 381 (72.30%) Microsoft
2 288 (54.65%) MS Excel
3 242 (45.92%) Windows
4 130 (24.67%) ITIL
5 127 (24.10%) Active Directory
6 109 (20.68%) SQL
7 100 (18.98%) Windows 7
8 98 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 87 (16.51%) Windows Server
10 80 (15.18%) SLA
11 79 (14.99%) Degree
12 78 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
13 76 (14.42%) Finance
14 72 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
15 70 (13.28%) SharePoint
16 68 (12.90%) Service Management
17 66 (12.52%) PRINCE2
18 60 (11.39%) VMware
18 60 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (11.01%) MS Exchange
20 51 (9.68%) Citrix
21 50 (9.49%) Office 365
22 48 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (8.73%) Windows 10
24 45 (8.54%) Data Centre
24 45 (8.54%) TCP/IP
25 44 (8.35%) Programme Management
26 43 (8.16%) SCCM
26 43 (8.16%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (13.28%) SharePoint
2 58 (11.01%) MS Exchange
3 31 (5.88%) IIS
4 21 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.47%) Apache
8 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.95%) WordPress
9 3 (0.57%) CICS
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
9 3 (0.57%) Confluence
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.57%) SAS
9 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Zimbra
Applications
1 288 (54.65%) MS Excel
2 72 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (4.55%) Acrobat
4 23 (4.36%) Camtasia
5 22 (4.17%) Snagit
6 20 (3.80%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.71%) MS Project
8 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.57%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.95%) Line 50
3 5 (0.95%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.38%) Magento
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.49%) Office 365
2 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.42%) IaaS
3 18 (3.42%) PaaS
4 14 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.14%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.95%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) G Suite
7 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 35 (6.64%) DNS
3 30 (5.69%) VoIP
3 30 (5.69%) VPN
4 29 (5.50%) Firewall
5 26 (4.93%) LAN
6 25 (4.74%) WAN
7 22 (4.17%) DHCP
8 21 (3.98%) SAN
9 19 (3.61%) HTTP
10 17 (3.23%) Skype
11 13 (2.47%) Intranet
12 12 (2.28%) Internet
13 11 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.52%) FTP
15 8 (1.52%) Network Security
15 8 (1.52%) VLAN
16 6 (1.14%) MPLS
16 6 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.61%) MySQL
4 19 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.28%) Power BI
9 10 (1.90%) MS Access
10 8 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.52%) DTS
11 4 (0.76%) DB2
11 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (0.57%) QlikView
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.61%) JIRA
2 15 (2.85%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.57%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.57%) Firebug
5 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.57%) JMeter
5 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.57%) The Grinder
5 3 (0.57%) Toad
6 2 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Hudson
7 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (14.42%) Finance
2 26 (4.93%) Marketing
3 25 (4.74%) German Language
4 24 (4.55%) French Language
5 22 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.80%) Billing
7 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
8 16 (3.04%) Advertising
9 13 (2.47%) Legal
9 13 (2.47%) Retail
10 12 (2.28%) Banking
11 8 (1.52%) Law
12 4 (0.76%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.76%) Electronics
13 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (27.89%) Analyst
2 49 (9.30%) IT Support
3 43 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 41 (7.78%) Support Analyst
5 37 (7.02%) Developer
6 34 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (6.26%) 1st Line Support
7 33 (6.26%) Trainer
8 30 (5.69%) Service Analyst
9 27 (5.12%) IT Analyst
10 25 (4.74%) Coordinator
11 23 (4.36%) Applications Support
11 23 (4.36%) IT Engineer
12 22 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 22 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
13 21 (3.98%) Data Analyst
14 20 (3.80%) Help Desk Support
14 20 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
15 19 (3.61%) Support Technician
16 18 (3.42%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.74%) .NET
2 21 (3.98%) jQuery
3 16 (3.04%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.85%) CSS
5 11 (2.09%) HTML
6 8 (1.52%) Ajax
7 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.33%) Web Services
8 6 (1.14%) XML
9 4 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.57%) SOAP
10 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.57%) XHTML
11 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.38%) OLE
12 1 (0.19%) COM
12 1 (0.19%) LAMP
12 1 (0.19%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.12%) iPad
5 25 (4.74%) NHS
6 22 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (3.80%) BYOD
9 15 (2.85%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.85%) Private Cloud
10 13 (2.47%) Social Media
11 12 (2.28%) Digital Media
11 12 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.28%) Fat Client
11 12 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (2.28%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.90%) FMCG
12 10 (1.90%) iSeries
13 9 (1.71%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 242 (45.92%) Windows
2 100 (18.98%) Windows 7
3 87 (16.51%) Windows Server
4 60 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (8.73%) Windows 10
6 43 (8.16%) Linux
7 31 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (5.12%) Windows 8
9 21 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.23%) CentOS
11 16 (3.04%) OpenVMS
11 16 (3.04%) Solaris
11 16 (3.04%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.85%) Unix
13 14 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (2.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (1.90%) Android
16 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.95%) VMS
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (24.67%) ITIL
2 68 (12.90%) Service Management
3 66 (12.52%) PRINCE2
4 60 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (8.35%) Programme Management
6 42 (7.97%) ITSM
6 42 (7.97%) Service Delivery
7 38 (7.21%) Data Protection
8 33 (6.26%) CRM
9 32 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (5.88%) Change Management
11 30 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (5.12%) SDLC
13 24 (4.55%) Case Management
14 23 (4.36%) Web Development
15 22 (4.17%) Project Management
16 20 (3.80%) Analytics
16 20 (3.80%) ETL
16 20 (3.80%) Service Design
17 16 (3.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 109 (20.68%) SQL
2 43 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.07%) C
4 26 (4.93%) C#
4 26 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.61%) T-SQL
5 19 (3.61%) VBA
6 14 (2.66%) Python
7 13 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.09%) VBScript
9 9 (1.71%) PHP
10 5 (0.95%) VB
11 3 (0.57%) COBOL
11 3 (0.57%) JCL
11 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.38%) Delphi
12 2 (0.38%) Pascal
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (14.99%) Degree
2 33 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.50%) MOS
4 20 (3.80%) MCP
5 15 (2.85%) CCNA
5 15 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.66%) MCSA
7 13 (2.47%) MCSE
8 11 (2.09%) ISEB
9 10 (1.90%) MCT
10 9 (1.71%) HNC
10 9 (1.71%) HND
10 9 (1.71%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.95%) MCITP
13 5 (0.95%) MCTS
14 2 (0.38%) CISA
14 2 (0.38%) CISSP
14 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (15.18%) SLA
2 12 (2.28%) QA
3 10 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GMP
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.14%) vSphere
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) NDS
9 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (8.16%) SCCM
2 23 (4.36%) AirWatch
3 10 (1.90%) WSUS
4 6 (1.14%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.14%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.95%) PaperCut
6 4 (0.76%) SCOM
7 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.57%) Puppet
7 3 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 381 (72.30%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.39%) VMware
3 51 (9.68%) Citrix
4 43 (8.16%) Cisco
5 30 (5.69%) Adobe
6 25 (4.74%) HP
6 25 (4.74%) iManage
7 24 (4.55%) SAP
8 20 (3.80%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.23%) Computacenter
9 17 (3.23%) NetApp
10 16 (3.04%) Oracle
11 12 (2.28%) Dell
12 11 (2.09%) Intel
12 11 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.09%) Talend
13 10 (1.90%) Google
13 10 (1.90%) Sage
14 9 (1.71%) Remedy
15 8 (1.52%) Symantec
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